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Seven Things about Sky Girl and the Superheroic Adventures

Sky Girl Book Tour
            Thanks for having me as a guest. I thought your readers might enjoy a peek behind the curtain of the creative process behind the book. 1.    [caption id="attachment_2516" align="alignright" width="192"] Sky Girl Book Tour[/caption] Sky Girl and the Superheroic Adventures is a stand-alone sequel to Sky Girl and the Superheroic Legacy Sky Girl and the Superheroic Adventures is the sequel to Sky Girl and the Superheroic Legacy, which introduced DeDe Christopher. DeDe is an ordinary teen with the extraordinary destiny to become Sky Girl. In the first book, DeDe discovered that she possessed fantastic abilities that were strangely similar to those of a comic book character named SkyBoy. With the help of her best friend Jason, a self-professed comic geek, DeDe accepted her legacy and became Sky Girl at the end of her sophomore year of high school. This book opens the day before she starts her junior year,

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Paperback Writer Presents the Lion’s Head Deception Blog Tour – Chapter One Reveal

[caption id="attachment_2505" align="alignright" width="208"] Lions Head Deception Book Tour[/caption] Join us today as Chuck Waldron author of the action thriller Lion’s Head Deception Novel shares Chapter One of his novel.   Lion’s Head Deception Prologue   In the prologue, the backdrop for Lion’s Head Deception is set, amongst rioting and unrest in a destabilized city. Matt Tremain is a shy, private person who discovers a passion for writing blogs—a mission that propels him into investigative reporting. A tipster warns him of a diabolical scheme Matt simply can’t ignore. After the tipster is killed, Matt honors his memory by going forward to investigate the truth behind the conspiracy. He meets a television reporter and a cameraman also investigating the intrigue. Are they potential partners or rivals? A detective offers his assistance, but Matt is unsure of his true motivation. He is equally unsure of the allegiance of those in the top

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The Living Stones Virtual Book Tour Day 2

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[caption id="attachment_2480" align="alignright" width="198"] Living Stones[/caption] Lloyd Johnson, author of the Christian suspense novel, Living Stones visits My Devotional Thoughts today, during his first book tour with Pump Up Your Book. Visit the Living Stones tour page to follow the tour. About Living Stones She was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Nearly killed in Seattle during a jihadist bombing, Ashley recognizes the synagogue bomber and is later stalked by a hired Muslim hit man in Israel. There she reacquaints with Najid, the Christian Palestinian scholar she had met at the University of Washington. She falls in love with him, putting her at odds with her Zionist pro-Israeli convictions. On the run, Ashley sees the beautiful rock churches and shrines.  But the living stones, the people of the Holy Land intrigue her. She meets Jews and Palestinians, Rabbis for and against Israeli settlement expansion. Gentle Palestinians like Najid’s

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The Living Stones Virtual Book Tour Day 1

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Join Lloyd Johnson, author of the Christian suspense novel, Living Stones as he visits Sun Mountain Reviews today, during his first book tour with Pump Up Your Book. Visit the Living Stones tour page to follow the tour. About Living Stones She was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Nearly killed in Seattle during a jihadist bombing, Ashley recognizes the synagogue bomber and is later stalked by a hired Muslim hit man in Israel. There she reacquaints with Najid, the Christian Palestinian scholar she had met at the University of Washington. She falls in love with him, putting her at odds with her Zionist pro-Israeli convictions. On the run, Ashley sees the beautiful rock churches and shrines.  But the living stones, the people of the Holy Land intrigue her. She meets Jews and Palestinians, Rabbis for and against Israeli settlement expansion. Gentle Palestinians like Najid’s family, and those

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Paperback Writer Presents For Those In Peril on the Sea Book Blast

In Peril on the Sea
About the Author: [caption id="attachment_2470" align="alignright" width="208"] In Peril on the Sea[/caption] Colin M. Drysdale is a marine biologist and author. Under his real name, he has published numerous academic papers and articles, as well as writing a number of technical books. However, when writing fiction, he has chosen to write under the pseudonym Colin M. Drysdale to distinguish between these two very different areas of his written work. His first novel, 'For Those In Peril On The Sea', was published by Pictish Beast Publications in the UK in January 2013, and internationally in March of the same year. This book was selected as one of only five finalists in the ForeWord Firsts winter 2013 competition for debut novels. In 'For Those In Peril On The Sea', Colin M. Drysdale draws on many of his experiences working on and around the sea to tell the story of four strangers thrown

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Ppaerback Writer Features Faith on Earth Book Blast

Faith on Earth Book Tour
About the book:   [caption id="attachment_2453" align="alignright" width="200"] Faith on Earth Book Tour[/caption] “Shall He find faith on the earth?” is a question Christians must answer for they will decide the matter. Believers today have yet to appreciate the magnitude of the responsibility God has placed on their shoulders. You may be surprised and challenged as Lou Poumakis sets forth the eternal significance of your personal efforts in this brief, thought-provoking volume. This book will stimulate your thinking about faith on Christ’s terms. The church and the yet to be evangelized world need this message.   Purchase at: http://www.amazon.com/Faith-Earth-Lou-Poumakis/dp/0983195781/   About the author:   Lou Poumakis is a retired electrical engineer. He practiced this profession until his retirement in 2002, but has been a serious student of God’s word since his conversion in 1974. He was ordained as elder in the Christian Reformed Church and later as minister in the

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Meg the Egg Book Blast

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ABOUT THE BOOK: Little Meg finds the outside world a bit too loud and far too scary! So, she’s going to stay inside her safe white shell, thank you very much. But then the Howl breaks into the barn and steals Mother Hen! What is she supposed to do, still holed up in that egg of hers? She can’t run and she certainly can’t fly. Well, never get between a chick and her momma, cause this little bird’s got a can-do spirit and a whole lot of courage that she didn’t know she had before!C A tale of self discovery that speaks to all children’s fears of the unknown, Ms. Borg delivers a great read-aloud resource for parents and teachers alike. With an onomatopoeic construction that gives life to the story and encourages children to participate through repetition of words, noises, and actions, MEG THE EGG is the perfect story

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Book Excerpts from Next Year in Jerusalem Part One and Part Two

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You may be wondering why I chose the title Next Year in Jerusalem! for my new novel.  Why not Forbidden Romance or Romantic Travel or Spiritual Awakenings or Lust, Memories and Old Friends on Facebook?  After all Natalie and Maggie are two women, both caught up in issues that many of us face: a somewhat dull but faithful husband; a bad marriage leading finally to a divorce; a desire for adventure; unsatisfied spiritual longings.  They have a great friendship with each other, something research keeps confirming, keeps us young and emotionally happy, but life is far from easy for either women. So again, why would I focus on a strange title that comes out of a book written thousands of years ago? Here is one of the reasons.  Next Year in Jerusalem! is actually a phrase that shows up at the end of the Haggadah.  Those of you who are not Jewish

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Voices of the Locusts – Young Adult Romance in a Post War Period – Interview with Ron Hutchison

Having sold thousands of copies of his young adult novel, A Boy Called Duct Tape, author Ron Hutchison talks about his latest young adult novel, Voices of the Locusts and his favorite part of the book and his struggles on the road to publication. About Voices of the Locusts Sixteen-year old Jack O’Brien has never known the bittersweet stint of love, and romance is the farthest thing from his mind as he and his family arrives at a remote U.S. Air Force outpost in Japan where Jack’s father is base commander. The year is 1948. Jack’s life changes after a chance encounter with Fujiko Kobaysi, a beautiful and enchanting 17-year-old Japanese girl. Jack is immediately smitten. Fujiko’s traditional parents are overly protective and monitor her every move, and Jack and Fujiko meet secretly at her garden, located some distance from her village. There is a good reason why Fujiko’s parents

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January Justice Book Blast

[caption id="attachment_2381" align="alignright" width="193"] January Justice Book Blast[/caption] About the book: Reeling from his wife’s unsolved murder, Malcolm Cutter is just going through the motions as a chauffeur and bodyguard for Hollywood’s rich and famous. Then a pair of Guatemalan tough guys offer him a job. It’s an open question whether they’re patriotic revolutionaries or vicious terrorists. Either way, Cutter doesn’t much care until he gets a bomb through his window, a gangland beating on the streets of L.A., and three bullets in the chest. Now there’s another murder on Cutter’s Mind. His own. Purchase January Justice   About the author: Athol Dickson’s mystery, suspense, and literary novels have won three Christy Awards and an Audie Award. Suspense fans who enjoyed Athol’s They Shall See God will love his latest novel, January Justice, the first installment in a new mystery series called The Malcolm Cutter Memoirs. The second and third

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